Kyrgyzstan travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Kyrgyzstan 🇰🇬

Kyrgyzstan is part of Asia with main city at Bishkek. Its Developing country with a population of 6M people. The main currency is Som. The languages spoken are Kyrgyz,Russian. the Kyrgyz Republic is the formal name of Kyrgyzstan It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~-10.95 °C   🌧 ~29.08 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

High degree of caution

We've reviewed our travel advice for the Kyrgyz Republic. The level of advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in the Kyrgyz Republic. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Reconsider your need to travel to Kyrgyz-Uzbek and Kyrgyz-Tajik border areas and the Ferghana Valley.

issued date: May 21, 2019

Weather

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General

🔌 Sockets

Kyrgyzstan uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Kyrgyz, Russian

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Kyrgyzstan uses the Kyrgyzstani som (symbol: ??), code KGS.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 soms and 50, 10 and 1 tyiyns. Som is subdivided into 100 tyiyns. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 3 and 1 soms and 50, 10 and 1 tyiyns.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Kyrgyzstan. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

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📡 Internet

Internet speed in Kyrgyzstan is on average 3.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Kyrgyzstan is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 650.72 KGS, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Beeline, MegaCom or O!. Kyrgyzstan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Kyrgyzstan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Kyrgyzstan, dial +, then 996 (the country code for Kyrgyzstan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Kyrgyzstan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 312 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Kyrgyzstan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 20 km/h (12 mph) in residential areas, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas, 60-90 km/h (37-55 mph) on undivided highways, 90-110 km/h (55-68 mph) on motorways and 90-110 km/h (55-68 mph) on expressways.

🆘 Emergency

Police

150

Ambulance

150

Fire department

150

Last updated: December 5, 2019